Riders from around the globe have made the journey to Whistler, Canada for the second annual Billabong Ante Up big air competition set for today Friday, July 1st, 2011. The Ante Up is the first 5Star stop on the 2011/12 TTR World Tour and will also act as the first event where riders can register results for the all-new TTR Big Air Ranking list. The riders list is full of international talent including Eric Willett (USA), Sebastien Toutant (CAN), Sage Kotsenburg (USA) and Seppe Smits (BEL) who were all major forces at big air events last season. These guys will need to be on top of their game with some other big names on the invite list who will all be battling for the 850 TTR Big Air ranking points and a piece of the $50,000 USD prize purse.
In the following clip Eric Willett introduces you to the setup up at Whistler and talks about the importance of wearing a helmet. Lets hope the weather gets better for todays finals here at the TTR Billabong Ante Up 2011 in Whistler.
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